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Floor slab of Dirk van Zuylen van de Haar

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1424
Name Floor slab of Dirk van Zuylen van de Haar
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Haarzuilens, Chapel of Kasteel De Haar (De Haar Castle)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with a heraldic shield inside a roundel, and a worn inscription above
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1600
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [111] Kasteelkapel (Castle Chapel), Haarzuilens
Arguments
  • object is in the rebuilt institution
Specification
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • near the high altar
Argumentation According to Van Hangest d'Yvoy, the floor slab was located in front of the altar (recorded between 1776 and 1815). Before the rebuilding of the chapel in the late 19th century, the slab was situated between the crumbled choir walls of the old chapel, in the grass (recorded by Craandijk in 1878)
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location) The chapel also houses the floor slab of a grandson of Dirk, named Dirk as well, and his wife
Additional remarks
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Dirk van Zullen van der Haer (Dirk van Zuylen van de Haar)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3397] Dirk van Zullen van der Haer (Dirk van Zuylen van de Haar) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Name
Composition of the commissioning party
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
Commissioning Institution(s)
Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Material(s)
  • stone
Specification
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness
Condition Badly damaged. The inscription is worn. This was already the case in the time of Van Hangest d'Yvoy, who mentions the wear.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Utrecht (Utrecht 1919), 74; no. 2
  • Craandijk, Jacobus, Wandelingen door Nederland met pen en potlood. Deel 3. , http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/craa001wand03_01/craa001wand03_01_0004.php, 102
  • Hangest baron d’Yvoy, Maximiliaan Louis van, Grafschriften, rouwborden en kerkglazen in verscheidene plaatsen in Utrecht, Holland, Gelderland en Noord-Brabant en van enkele plaatsen in Duitsland (manuscript, compiled between 1776-1815, collection KNGGW, The Hague ); p. 1 of De Haer
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1424] Floor slab of Dirk van Zuylen van de Haar

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a heraldic shield inside a roundel, and a worn inscription above
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1503
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
  • date of death (from other sources)
Specification The date of death on the slab is only partially legible. According to records in Het Utrecht Archief, Dirk died in 1503.
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Haarzuilens, Chapel of Kasteel De Haar (De Haar Castle)
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility The chapel is very rarely open to the public
Remarks about holding institution The slab is situated inside the chapel, exact location unknown
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre, inside a roundel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Marshalled arms (2 coats of arms in one shield per pale or per fess)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield quarterly, I: three zules, 2-1; II and III: three lozenges, 2-1; IV: three roses, 2-1 (gevierendeeld, I: drie zuilen, 2-1 (Van Zuylen); II en III: drie ruiten, 2-1 (Van de Haar); IV: drie rozen, 2-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Dirk van Zuylen van de Haar
Person details
Person details
  • [3397] Dirk van Zullen van der Haer (Dirk van Zuylen van de Haar) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription above the roundel
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno XVc[...] [...] Dirk van Zullen van der Haer ridder.
Translation
English translation In the year 15[...] [...] Dirk van Zuylen van de Haar, knight.
Dutch translation In het jaar 15[...] [...] Dirk van Zuylen van de Haar, ridder.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [3397] Dirk van Zullen van der Haer (Dirk van Zuylen van de Haar) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Part of the inscription is worn away

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3397
Personal details
Name Dirk van Zullen van der Haer (Dirk van Zuylen van de Haar)
Sex male
Year/date of birth ca.1435
Year/date of death 1503
Additional remarks Son of Dirk van Zuylen van Harmelen and Josina van de Haar. Husband of Elisabeth van Zuylen van Nyevelt. Father of Steven and Gijsbert.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification knight; lord of Harmelen, De Haar, Zevender and Bijleveld
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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